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Drug-Sensitive Tuberculosis (DS-TB)

  • DSTB is a case where a person is infected with TB bacteria that are susceptible to all first line anti-TB drugs. It means that all of the first line TB drugs will be effective as long as they are taken properly and regularly.

  • This type of TB has the best prognosis and the shortest treatment duration.

  • Patients diagnosed with TB are considered to be DS-TB case, till such time as they are detected with resistance to any anti-TB drugs.


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